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2014-02-27 12:22:43

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) Board of Directors has elected Daniel F. Akerson, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company, a member of the Board effective immediately. Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Akerson, 65, was a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, and previously served as chairman, chief executive officer or president of several major companies including XO...

2014-02-18 08:30:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bourne Capital Partners, L.L.C. ("BCP") and Bourne Partners Alternative Assets, L.L.C. ("BPAA") (collectively "Bourne Partners") will hold their fourth-annual Healthcare, Consumer, and Private Equity Conference March 13-14, 2014. This year's events will be held at Charlotte Country Club and the Hendrick Motorsports Team and Media Center. Rick Hendrick, founder of Hendrick Motorsports (owner of the most decorated NASCAR race team with...

2014-02-06 16:21:21

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Industrial Packaging Segment to The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) for $3.2 billion. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions and is expected to close by mid-year. "We are pleased to announce the sale of the Industrial Packaging segment as this represents the last major step in refocusing our...

2014-01-22 23:24:24

Neuron-ESB 3.0 Enterprise Service Bus Architechure Quickly and Easily Connects Systems for Improved Responsiveness, Flexibility and Productivity Irvine, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Neuron-ESB, application and web services integration software, has been chosen by global alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG), to provide real-time integration throughout the company’s business environment, facilitating better, quicker asset investment decisions. As part of the...

2013-12-06 16:20:47

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson will provide an update on the company's progress in its goal to design, build and sell the world's best vehicles at a National Press Club Speakers Luncheon on Monday, Dec. 16. He will also talk about GM's investment plans in the U.S. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) General Motors, one of the world's largest automakers, led global sales for 77 consecutive years...

2013-11-22 16:24:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy's board of directors today elected William E. Kennard - former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chair and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union - as a new board member, effective Jan. 1, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130322/CL81938LOGO ) Kennard chaired the FCC from 1997 to 2001, earning recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a "consumer champion for the digital age" for his efforts to...

2013-10-31 08:37:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William E. Kennard, former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union and former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, will join private equity firm Grain Management, LLC this month as a Senior Advisor in its new Washington D.C. office. In this role, Mr. Kennard will focus on investment opportunities in the telecommunications sector, including global opportunities. Mr. Kennard is the immediate past U.S. Ambassador to the...

2013-07-30 08:25:46

Top three deals by value take place in the U.S. CHICAGO, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, global consulting firm A.T. Kearney issued a new report on Chemical Industry M&A, which identified a 22 percent surge in M&A deal-making value in the first half of 2013, compared to the same period in 2012. While value was up, actual transaction volume was down. The report went on to say that the 22 percent surge was attributed to a few high-value deals, and U.S.-based investments...

2013-07-09 08:29:38

FORT COLLINS, Colo., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Water Pik, Inc. ("Water Pik" or the "Company") announced today that an affiliate of EG Capital Group, LLC ("EG Capital"), a New York-based middle market private equity firm focused on the consumer products sector, and Zodiac Marine & Pool, a company in The Carlyle Group's portfolio, have divested their ownership stakes in the Company to an investor group led by MidOcean Partners ("MidOcean"). (Logo:...

2013-07-09 08:28:46

NEW YORK, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MidOcean Partners ("MidOcean"), a leading private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired, along with Vulcan Capital ("Vulcan") and other investors, Water Pik, Inc., a leading innovator, marketer and supplier of branded health and wellness products with a proven track record of innovation. Water Pik has become the market leader in both its oral health and replacement showerhead business segments. Water Pik's oral health business offers...